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Serving Time at Yarmouth Gaol

28 December 1839 On Saturday 28 December 1839 three boys were committed to serve 30 days Hard Labour at the House of Correction, Great Yarmouth.[i] On 2 January 1840 they were joined by two more boys, also sentenced to 30 days. Over the next month I will blog each day about the boys’ experience inside […]
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